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Diabetes App Helps Families Deliver Sick-Day Care – On Their Own

Diabetes App Helps Families Deliver Sick-Day Care – On Their Own

Caring for children with type 1 diabetes can be challenging for parents, especially when their child has a cold or the flu. At Children’s Health℠, we recently launched a mobile app that empowers parents to more easily handle sick-day care on their own.

The app, called Diabetes Advisor, uses blood sugar readings and other real-time data to help families calculate insulin doses and fluid intake, without talking to a doctor or nurse.

 

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Can an Innovative Drug Help Kids with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Reach Normal Height?

Can an Innovative Drug Help Kids with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Reach Normal Height?

Children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) often have elevated androgen levels, which leads to early puberty, accelerated bone maturation and short adult stature. Traditional glucocorticoid treatment, including hydrocortisone, is a Catch-22: It controls androgen levels, but high daily doses slows patients’ linear growth and puts them at risk for excess weight gain.

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How to Take on Chronic Childhood Constipation, From Diagnosis to Treatment

How to Take on Chronic Childhood Constipation, From Diagnosis to Treatment

Most pediatric constipation can be treated with diet and over-the-counter treatments. But when medical management fails, it can be a sign of a larger problem that needs specialty care. Children’s Health APPs and UT Southwestern physicians, led by Rinarani Sanghavi, M.D., offer state-of-the-art motility testing and innovative therapies – including biofeedback – to help children overcome chronic constipation. 

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